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excited people are for this playground. it is very special. >> on opening day in the brand- new helen diller playground at north park, children can be seen swinging, gliding, swinging, exploring, digging, hanging, jumping, and even making drumming sounds. this major renovation was possible with the generous donation of more than $1.5 million from the mercer fund in honor of san francisco bay area philanthropist helen diller. together with the clean and safe neighborhood parks fund and the city's general fund. >> 4. 3. 2. 1. [applause] >> the playground is broken into three general areas. one for the preschool set, another for older children, and a sand area designed for kids of all ages. unlike the old playground, the new one is accessible to people with disabilities. this brand-new playground has several unique and exciting features. two slides, including one 45- foot super slide with an elevation change of nearly 30 feet. climbing ropes and walls, including one made of granite. 88 suspension bridge. recycling, traditional swing, plus a therapeutics win for children with disabilities
my place in the lottery and my apartment in mary helen rogers. that is briefly what happened. i have written testimony that is longer that goes into detail but it was a stressful, horrendous whole situation that they put me through and they wouldn't give me reasonable accommodation for the american disability act because i was having surgery on that day. >> are you finished? >> yeah. >> can i ask you some questions. have you filed at human rights commission? my understanding is they have to give you reasonable accommodation. >> no. i didn't file with the human rights commission because i am on one of the committees and i didn't know if that was a conflict of interest because i'm on a committee so i didn't file with the human rights commission. i made a complaint to hud, whether that is being followed up or not i don't know. >> who is "they" that you refer to? >> chinatown development company and the people at the mary helen rogers. mark lopez and the property manager and i have talked to other people and apparently i'm not the only person they tried to force in there withou
true the happy hours that belong to you. that's by helen steiner rice. we're praying for you all. >> thanks next speaker. >> i'm jane kennedy. i live on gwen wish street. i bring you a visually visual aid. i was a teacher in the san francisco school district. you'll not >> could you please speak directly into the microphone and and this is a large billboard saying how dangerous the overhead wires have become in the parts of the city and it concerns me with the task force who said we must attend to those so i'm taking this some time to make it a priority. we can make a starts on it. are you the acting mayor? >> thank you i am next speaker. >> honored board of supervisors. i'm karen. i'm upholding the new edition of poetry. in those the poetry of poverty. 10 thousand call it's streets he home. 1 in 5 adults go to bed hungry. nearly 16 thousand families face hunger. children and the poor filled the prisons in europe. in san francisco in the year 2013 children and the poor filled the streets because they can't find home. the elderly or dying because they can't find homes. the w
, helen thomas and ken paulsen. from american university, this is just over an hour. >> thank you very much. it is an honor to be here. you probably can't hear this but al is whispering to me that that is much too long an introduction for the editor of "usa today." it should be three snns and out. >> that's not all i said. >> you asked if i wrote it, that's right. that's a new record. seven seconds before he interrupted me. we're going to have a fun night. it's just an honor to be here. and i'll be very brief because he will cut me off at the knees, no question about it. but i was fortunate enough to be on the first staff of "usa today" back in 1992 and though we were all optimistic and hopeful, i'm not sure any of us took for granted a 25thth anniversary celebration and to come back as editor of the paper in 2004 was an honor. we have some remarkable guests, i believe we'll have at least one more before the evening is out. they share some common traits. in the first place, these are among the icons of american journalism and it's an honor to join them here on the stage. secondly, they
was the cook, the thief, that one -- with helen merrin, who is absolutely fabulous -- helen mirren, fabulous actress. he showed me some painting of rembrandt and said, "uc that? could you do the in modern, in today? and i said i will try. yes, but it is part of the job. so i tried. i worked with a dutch artistic director, and i get to work with him. he was very specific and fabulous man.
into the story. the movie was the cook, the thief, that one -- with helen merrin, who is absolutely fabulous -- helen mirren, fabulous actress. he showed me some painting of rembrandt and said, "uc that? could you do the in modern, in today? and i said i will try. yes, but it is part of the job. so i tried. i worked with a dutch artistic director, and i get to work with him. he was very specific and fabulous man. also, they were very specific about the color. in reality, they asked me because the color is a little like in the spirit. it is something in common. i was flattered to do that, but it is beautiful to see how much they are -- our work, our demand is to make a beautiful movie. i should not be able to do anything. i never thought about it, but when people ask me, you have to be so clever. >> tom ford made a movie, so why not you? >> because my brain is not that sure. you have to think about so many things. truly, it is a big work. you have to be strong. you have to take care also of the physiology of the actor which is, like, oh, my god. you can be depressed. also, you see the depress
to stop serving to hundreds of clients like helen. marilyn delivers dozens of hot meals each week. she can't imagine any of them going without. >> the most vulnerable citizens, elderly and disabled more alone. more needing help and to me that is a shame. >> the meals on wheels program here was struggle bug sequestration made a difficult situation dire. normally receiving from the federal government now that has been cut by 20%. >> variable costs on the meals so that is where cuts have to come from. and we will lose about 200 meals per day. county wide. >> asked what she would do helen was the a loss. >> if i didn't have it? i just have to have someone deliver groceries. >> can you afford that? >> not really. >> thank you so much. >> well if you have an electric or hybrid car or thinking about buying one you're going want to hear this. >> hov lanes baby. >> there is a push in sacramento to ease a commute for people who own latest generation of green cars. green sticker program designed to encourage drivers to purchase environmental friendly cars by letting them use carpool lanes. the progra
the public defender through this year. and i want to invite you a special event on may 9, sister helen rajeem will be here, and she's well known and played in deadman walking. that's may 9. i want to thank all volunteers and those who made this event possible. and all of you for attending. thank you and have a good evening. >> good morning everyone. how is everyone doing? nice and loud crowd, that's exactly when we need, engagement. i am part of the mayor's office. the director of crime prevention services. and we are proud to launch this first forum in the county of san francisco and particularly here at the hall of justice. today we have an array of presenters and keynote speeches. and district attorney opening the forum and we will have a forum by the chief and our own mayor. today we want to explain a little bit of background how this panel came about. the forum was an effort that was designed a year ago. with many key stakeholders that are present here today. the attempt was to begin bridging the dialogue between criminal justice agencies and community-based organizations. so there a str
brought on by sequestration, meals on meals may have to stop serving people like helen. >> meals on wheels, cancer patients, kids in preschool, real people in real trouble because of the gop spending cuts. real people like the woman we just heard from 92-year-old helen mond. ed what she would do without her regular visits from meals on wheels, helen was at a loss. >> if i didn't have it? i'd just have to have someone deliver groceries. >> could you afford that? >> not really. >> this is who the republicans in washington aren't listening to. these are the people who don't have the high-paid lobbyists in washington. this is a matter of fairness. it's a matter of helping people who are hurting. if the republicans aren't listening, we have to raise our voices to make sure they hear us. joining me now, dana milbank and jared bernstein, thank you for coming on the show. >> hi, rev. >> you wrote an article titled "this faa sequester vote doesn't smell right." what does that tell you about why republicans allowed this vote? >> well, it has everything to do with visibility, access, politics, and vi
are my terms. - markus hemmings. arrested numerous times near mt. baker, mt. rainier, mt. st. helens, mt. lassen, mt. shasta, for assault and property damage. - he used to be an archaeologist. did some teaching, worked for the state. went off the grid about 15 years ago, when his illegal escapades began. - well, it sounds like pretty standard eco-warrior stuff. why are you bringing it to me? - i think he's the one who attacked jill pembrey yesterday before she was murdered in her home. - you have any physical evidence tying him to the murder scene? - not yet. but 15 years ago his wife, also an archaeologist, went missing. found her dead under mysterious circumstances. tried to charge him but they couldn't prove it. the m.e.'s description of her body matches that of jill pembrey. - anyone ever do a psych evaluation? - he's been treated for depression, but he's more lucid now he's back on his meds. but...he's wesen. - who isn't these days? did you get a good look at him? - yeah, but i've never seen anything like him. - maybe i should help you with this one. you okay with that? - all right.
wide corridor that allows a generous path of traffic. another view of the helen park. and this is the recreation center that was opened around late november of last year. this is the entrance to the rec center that was renovated. the play grounded with the rubber surface and you can see the pathway and the level entrance to the play grounded. this is the gym that was renovated. there's another entrance to the facility. corridors for grarth and playing for the children. and all this cross. another gathering area big auditorium. another view of the pathway of the sunset recreation center and that completes the presentation >> thank you very much. we are going to open it up to the council first to see if i have any questions? any councilmembers have any questions? >> there's also no public comment on the bridge line so this is a timing constraints can we forego public comment? >> excuse me. i would suggest you do allow public comment i know we have speakers. >> we will ask you guys keep them brief because of the time constraint that were the councilmembers we're goin
the mercer fund in honor of san francisco bay area philanthropist helen diller. together with the clean and safe neighborhood parks fund and the city's general fund. >> 4. 3. 2. 1. [applause] >> the playground is broken into three general areas. one for the preschool set, another for older children, and a sand area designed for kids of all ages. unlike the old playground, the new one is accessible to people with disabilities. this brand-new playground has several unique and exciting features. two slides, including one 45- foot super slide with an elevation change of nearly 30 feet. climbing ropes and walls, including one made of granite. 88 suspension bridge. recycling, traditional swing, plus a therapeutics win for children with disabilities, and even a sand garden with chines and drums. >> it is a visionary $3.5 million world class playground in the heart of san francisco. this is just really a big, community win and a celebration for us all. >> to learn more about the helen diller playground in dolores park, go to sfrecpark.org. the pledge of allegiance? i pledge allegiance to the fl
from that situation might do it. helen, you had your hand up. >> i have a really, really brief definition of ethics. ethics is the theory of ends and the choice of means appropriate to those ends. period. >> and good, because it's dynamic, but therein, the definition of the ends- and that's the struggle, that's what we want to look at. but towards those ends- well, let me show you these patterns here on the notes, because i want to get into this idea of patterns, because that may help us sort out your good question and helen's good question on where is the direction coming from? i mean, how do we know what the good is or where we're going. but patterns is a key term here, because there's a thing about ethics- and i love the word aesthetics- you know, the word that means beauty but more than beauty, harmony, you know, interconnection, something that we need to attain but don't quite have. and the idea of these patterns is that if followed by a group, they will contribute to a life that is beautiful, for the lack of a better word- an aesthetic life, a life of rhythms, of style, o
, the native american community lost a true champion, nd i lost a dear friend. helen dorky throughout her years of public service, one thing remained constant, she fought to make life better for those around her. all people were her family. all children were her children. helen's actions were always guided by the needs of younger generations. and educator at heart she spent four decades if public school classrooms. she taught where she was needed most, where the value of a lesson learned would have the greatest impact. places like the bridges community day school where she worked with young people who had worn out their welcome in the traditional school system through expulsion, drug use, or family problems. none of that mattered to helen. what mattered was helping kids build a brighter future for themselves. one new lesson at a time. but being an educator meant more to helen than teaching in schools. it meant being a good colleague as well. she was a devoted member of the california teachers association, and one -- won the california teacher award. helen's compassion for others led her to spea
and a celebration for us all. >> to learn more about the helen diller playground in dolores park, go to sfrecpark.org. the recreation and park commission. >> arata. >> here. >> commissioner bonilla. >> here. >> commissioner harrison. >> here. >> commissioner martin. >> here. >> and commissioner levitan is on her way. just to a few reminders for those joining us this is the rec and park meeting for march 21, 2013. we welcome you today but we ask that you turn off electronic devices that may go off during the proceedings. we ask if you have a secondary conversation take it outside for the meeting to run as efficiently as possible. unless announced by the president of the commission each person has three minutes to speak under public comment. as a reminder we have public comment on item four and then -- and that is for 15 minutes total and then again continued on item number 10. please address your comments to the commission during public comment on items. in order to allow equal time to all neither the commission or staff may respond to questions. the commission may ask questions of staff afte
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